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27% Telangana mandals receive deficit rainfall

Deficit rainfall

Hyderabad: The Telangana State Development Planning Society (TSDPS) on Friday informed that at the end of August, it was observed that, the Telangana State received -6% below normal rainfall during the period (June +50%, July -3% and August -42%). Out of Ten districts, nine districts Adilabad (+2%), Nalgonda (+1%), Ranga …

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TS Govt forms Task Force for new districts

Chief-Secretary-Dr Rajiv Sharma

Hyderabad: The Telangana Government formed a Task Force Committee to speed up the process of the reorganization of districts in the state. Accordingly, the state government has issued directives in this regard on Wednesday. The committee will be headed by Chief Secretary Rajiv Sharma, while Secretaries of General Administration Department, …

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1698 Pilgrims leave for Haj pilgrimage

Hajj House - Hyderabad

Hyderabad: As many as 1698 pilgrims have left for Jeddah by five Chartered Air India flights from Hyderabad through Telangana State Haj Committee. ACB DG A. K. Khan flagged off the fifth Haj batch today at Haj House. Speaking to the pilgrims, A. K. Khan advised them to eat and …

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First batch of 340 pilgrims leave for Haj 2016

Telangana State Haj Committee haj 2016

Hyderabad: The first batch of 340 pilgrims left for the holy journey of Haj 2016 through a chartered flight from the Haj Terminal of the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at Shamsabad here on Sunday. Earlier, the Haj pilgrims were given a warm send off at Haj House in Nampally by …

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Pilgrim numbers swell at Pushkaralu

Krishna Pushkaram

Hyderabad: On the 10th day of Krishna Pushkaralu on Sunday, lakhs of devotees took the holy dip in Krishna at pushkar ghats across AP and Telangana. Thousands of people thronged the Krishna pushkar ghats in Mahbubnagar and Nalgonda districts on Sunday. Serpentine queues were witnessed at pushkar ghat at Somasila …

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New T-TDP office inaugurated

Revanth Reddy

Hyderabad: Telangana TDP working president A. Revanth Reddy on Sunday inaugurated the new office of Telangana Telugu Desam in the NTR Trust Bhavan premises. Earlier, Revanth Reddy performed prayers at the Peddamma Temple in Jubilee Hill. Later, he, along with party leaders, rode to office on bicycles. The TD leader …

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Aruna demands district status for Gadwal

D K Aruna

Hyderabad: Congress senior leader and MLA D.K. Aruna reiterated the demand for inclusion of Gadwal in the list of new district proposed to be established by Telangana Government. Speaking to media persons here on Thursday, Aruna said that Gadwal qualifies to be a new district due to the availability of …

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Will oppose SBH merger into SBI: Etala

Etala Rajender

Hyderabad: Finance Minister Etala Rajender said that the TS government was opposed to the merger of SBH into the SBI. Eatala said that the SBH was a Telangana Bank and was in existence prior to 1956. Speaking to media persons here, the minister said that the SBH operated from the …

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SC admits petition against defection of Congress MLAs

High Court

Hyderabad: The Supreme Court on Wednesday admitted a petition for hearing that challenged the defection of Congress MLAs into TRS in Telangana. The Congress had challenged the defections and wanted the defected MLAs to be disqualified. The apex court issued notices to the TS Assembly Speaker and the defected MLAs …

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CM convenes all-party meeting on new districts on Aug 20

CM kcr

Hyderabad: In order to discuss the draft notification for formation of new districts in Telangana State, Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has decided to convene an all-party meeting on August 20. The decision was taken during a review meeting chaired by the Chief Minister at his camp office on Tuesday …

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